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Ironclad captains of the Civil War

Author: Myron J Smith; Mark F Jenkins
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Based on the Official Records, biographical works, ship and operations histories, newspapers and other sources, this book chronicles the lives of 158 ironclad captains, North and South, who were charged with outfitting and commanding these vessels in combat. Each biography includes birth and death information, pre- and postwar career, and details about ships served upon or commanded"--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Myron J Smith; Mark F Jenkins
ISBN: 9781476666365 1476666369
OCLC Number: 1056201755
Description: vii. 254 pages ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Myron J. Smith, Jr. ; foreword by Mark F. Jenkins.

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From 1861-1865, the American Civil War raged at sea as well as on land and saw the use of numerous technological innovations, chief among them the ironclad warship. Based on official records,  Read more...

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"Extraordinary...highly recommended"--Midwest Book Review; "a robust biographical register of naval officers who commanded steam-powered ironclad warships and floating batteries during the conflict. Read more...

 
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